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  2. SSRI Antidepressants | Condition Leaflet

    SSRI Antidepressants, How do SSRI antidepressants work? Antidepressants alter the balance of some of the chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters).

  3. Tricyclic Antidepressants | Condition Leaflet

    Tricyclic Antidepressants, For example, decreased sex drive (libido), difficulty getting an erection, delayed orgasm, and impaired ejaculation have been reported as side-effects in some peopl...

  4. Coming off Antidepressants | Condition Leaflet

    Coming off Antidepressants, The aim of this leaflet is to help you decide about when and how to come off antidepressants. Some people find coming off antidepressants is q...

  5. MAOI Antidepressants | Condition Leaflet

    MAOI Antidepressants, What are MAOI antidepressants? Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressants are a group of medicines that are used to treat depression. , depr...

  6. Body Dysmorphic Disorder | Condition Leaflet

    The usual treatment for BDD is either CBT or an SSRI antidepressant medicine. Sometimes a combination of CBT plus an SSRI antidepressant medicine is used.

  7. Menopause and its Management | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    There is no good evidence that antidepressants improve the low mood that is associated with the menopause. Alternatives to HRT Some women consider alternatives to HRT to combat clima...

  8. Menopause - Alternatives to HRT | Condition Leaflet

    SSRIs and SNRIs Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of antidepressant medicine . They include paroxetine , fluoxetine , escitalopram and citalopram . , menopa...

  9. Depression - first steps to tailored treatment? | Blog

    I certainly never suggest starting antidepressants without exploring the non-drug options first. Antidepressants can - quite literally - be life-savers. , Depression Anti-Depressa...

  10. Neuropathic Pain | Condition Leaflet

    Tricyclic antidepressant medicines An antidepressant medicine in the tricyclic group is a common treatment for neuropathic pain.

  11. Postherpetic Neuralgia | Condition Leaflet

    However, these are unlikely to ease PHN very much in most cases. Antidepressant medicines An antidepressant medicine in the tricyclic group is a common treatment for PHN.

  12. Obsessive-compulsive Disorder | Condition Leaflet

    The usual treatment for OCD is: Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); or Medication, usually with an SSRI antidepressant medicine; or A combination of CBT plus an SSRI antidepr...

  13. Panic Attack and Panic Disorder | Condition Leaflet

    An option then is to take an antidepressant long-term. The attacks are less likely to return once you stop antidepressants if you have had a CBT course (see below). , panic disord...

  14. Agoraphobia | Condition Leaflet

    It is best to persevere if you are prescribed an antidepressant medicine. Antidepressants are not tranquillisers and are not usually addictive. , cognitive behavioral therapy a...

  15. Postnatal Depression | Condition Leaflet

    Self-help groups are good at providing encouragement and support, as well as giving advice on how best to cope. Antidepressants Antidepressant medication is often prescribed fo...

  16. Recovery Road | Support Group

    Web: recovery-road.org Recovery Road website has self-help information, coping tools and other resources for individuals affected by withdrawal and dependency on sleeping pills, o...

  17. Depression in Older Adults | Condition Leaflet

    To find out more, read our leaflet on antidepressants. Antidepressants take 1 or 2 weeks to start working. You may find that it takes 6 to 8 weeks for them to really make a differ...

  18. Generalised Anxiety Disorder | Condition Leaflet

    Other treatment options include antidepressant medicines and sometimes other types of medicines. This leaflet is part of our series on anxiety and phobias ...

  19. Phobias | Condition Leaflet

    The most effective treatment is cognitive behavioural therapy. Antidepressant medication also helps in many cases. This leaflet is part of our series on anxiety and phobias ...

  20. Depression | Condition Leaflet

    Treatment options for moderate or severe depression Antidepressant medicines Antidepressant medicines are commonly used to treat moderate or severe depression. , depression c...

  21. Depression | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    : Guidance suggests that we choose a generic SSRI (eg, citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, or sertraline) when treating an individual with antidepressants for the first time, with the assumption ...